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comment Clone a 2TB WD Green internal drive with bad sectors to a 3TB partitioned external
Well I gave up on the preliminary attempts at copying/cloningimagining to the external as my replacement RMA 2TB Black drive from WD arrived. I'm on about day 4 now with using the following command: ddrescue -r 10 -v /dev/sda /dev/sdb mylogfile.log --force (Don't ask me why I had to add the --force as Ubuntu - DDRESCUE told me I had to) Anyhow, it shows 2tb rescued or whatever but is still on try #4 of something to do with retrying bad sectors.. sigh Why does this seem like I'm attempting the impossible?
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comment Clone a 2TB WD Green internal drive with bad sectors to a 3TB partitioned external
Right now the command I am running (has been going for over 24hrs) is: sudo ddrescue -r3 -v /dev/sda /dev/sdb3 rescue.log --force I am confused how to run the similar command to create an image instead of clone. My source defective drive is sda and the external drive partition is sdb3.
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